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Ceratium platycorne Daday

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Ceratiaceae
Genus Ceratium

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Ceratium platycorne Daday
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
Mediterranean. 05 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
Scanning Electron Micrograph. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

Ceratium platycorne Daday
A species with markedly flattened antapical horns.. © Geogina McDermott (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ceramium siliquosum var. zostericola (Feldmann-Mazoyer) G.Furnari

Ceratium platycorne Daday Mediterranean
© John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr)

Publication details
Ceratium platycorne Daday 1888: 78, 101, pl. 3: figs 1-2 (as 'platicornis' )

Published in: Daday, J. (1888). Systematische Übersicht der Dinoflagellaten des Golfes von Neapel. Természetr. Füz. 11(2): 98-104.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratium is Ceratium tetraceros Schrank.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tripos platycornis (Daday) F.Gómez

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Tripoceratium Section Platycornia

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Dodge (1982: 223) this species is of the sub-genus Orthoceratium

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gulf of Neap (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Gómez, F. (2013). Reinstatement of the dinoflagellate genus Tripos to replace Neoceratium, marine species of Ceratium (Dinophyceae, Alveolata). CICIMAR Oceanides 28(1): 1-22.

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Gómez, F., Moreira, D. & López-Garcia, P. (2010). Neoceratium gen. nov., a new genus for all marine species currently assigned to Ceratium (Dinophyceae). Protist 161: 35-54.

McDermott, G. & Raine, R. (2006). The dinoflagellate genus Ceratium in Irish shelf seas. pp. [viii] + 1-86, 31 figs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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